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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 09-04-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By LukeWS
Talking Wax past it's best?

Long time since I've posted on here! Which is probably why I have this question :(

Just took a look at some of my waxes that have been in the garage for 2 - 4 years I'd say. Some look okay but...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
I also wonder if they would offer less as yes its...

I also wonder if they would offer less as yes its a new engine. But if they asked i could explain its VWs new revised engine which is more reliable and has done a lot less miles?

Probably would...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-01-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Hello mate Spoke to Seat about this...

Hello mate

Spoke to Seat about this apparently engine numbers the same? But yeah nothings marked down in the books etc and dealers havent mentioned it so far :)
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-01-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Think that is the plan for the future Steve!...

Think that is the plan for the future Steve! Tempted by a Mondeo Titanium x Sport no idea why but i just really like them haha
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Hello all sorry its took me a while to update...

Hello all sorry its took me a while to update this. Had the engine in for about 750 miles and its a new updated unit they said. So far its running spot on, smoother start, no oil drinking and the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Another update. Dealers rang, Seat have agreed to...

Another update. Dealers rang, Seat have agreed to a new engine fitted at no cost to myself :D cant complain at that and again thanks to everyone on here for your help and input

Luke
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-12-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Update: No compression on 2 cylinders. New engine...

Update: No compression on 2 cylinders. New engine required. Dealers trying to contact Seat UK for a gesture of goodwill. Haha I can see this becoming a nightmare :(
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-12-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Haha "Im your seat detailing technitian as you...

Haha "Im your seat detailing technitian as you can see ive bought a new stiff bristled brush to wash your car with" and on that note i just remembered i didnt say dont wash it :'(
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-12-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
I think he was basically saying that and because...

I think he was basically saying that and because of that he will discount £30 off the cost
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
I did ask if they had found the fault and he jusy...

I did ask if they had found the fault and he jusy said the plugs haha but i then said what caused it and the reply was "driving style or fuel quality. Your ecu program will be up to date as of the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-12-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Hi all just a quick update, they've rang and said...

Hi all just a quick update, they've rang and said they can drop the price to £70 instead of £101. Not exactly free but less than i expected so so far things are improving. Plugs wont be there untill...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Hahaha knew someone would say something along...

Hahaha knew someone would say something along those lines! Sorry ive just realised i dodnt answer your Q. I dont know if it includes the diagnostics fee but she said thats "all in" so i hope so!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Thanks for your replies steve and Bero. I rang...

Thanks for your replies steve and Bero. I rang back and asked about the plugs they said they dont change them untill 40k or next years 4th service i guess. So i asked why they failed after 20k and...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Reading the thread leon20v posted. If im not...

Reading the thread leon20v posted. If im not wrong, It says the ecu can cause the engine to run lean and hotter which ignites the fuel before the spark and this can cause the damage as they are...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
They didnt say anything about it dropping into...

They didnt say anything about it dropping into the cylinder mate. Should i ring back and check?

The last service was a minor service done exactly a month ago today ive done about 800miles since....
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
I think well I hope thats a fitted price so guess...

I think well I hope thats a fitted price so guess thats their labour on top?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Nice timing before christmas aswell! Not a lot i...

Nice timing before christmas aswell! Not a lot i can do now i guess just hope that sorts it and if i ever need plugs again stay well away from them haha
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Starting to get the feeling this is high for...

Starting to get the feeling this is high for spark plugs haha but yeah she has said for 4 new plugs its £101 with them.


Thats the video they've sent diagnosing it
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Thats what they've quoted to swap all 4 lol :/

Thats what they've quoted to swap all 4 lol :/
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Ive had a email video off the dealership....

Ive had a email video off the dealership. Sparkplug 2 electrode has burnt off and they suggest replacing all 4 for £101 as first step of diagnostics. Hopefully that cures the problem!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Hello mate the oil was fine the guy at the AA...

Hello mate the oil was fine the guy at the AA also checked and said that it looked ok. He did mention the timing thing but said he cant be sure without a full diagnostics test. They are looking...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Hello mate Yeah i tried there first like a...

Hello mate

Yeah i tried there first like a idiot didnt use the search button then realised haha. The oil was fine as i had checked it two days before. Mine uses oil but my dealership weighed it...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-12-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
He didn't no. He said it sounds like it?...

He didn't no. He said it sounds like it? Hopefully it is inexpensive it has a full seat history and was serviced and passed its first MOT 6-8weeks ago by them. Yeah im hoping its cheap but preparing...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-12-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Yeahh i asked my dealer about these problems and...

Yeahh i asked my dealer about these problems and basically got the "if it aint broke dont fix it" responce. Kinda wish i had pushed for it to be checked over before now
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,079
Posted By LukeWS
Haha that would be nice mate, ill do my best...

Haha that would be nice mate, ill do my best however im not the best at making a fuss. Ive done some research and found these engines have suffered from a lot of problems and needed new piston rings...
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